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Atlas Obscura Trivia for the World’s Most Adventurous Explorers

$15 per person
Up to 400 people
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$15 per person
Book Tour
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$15 per person
Book Tour
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania See Dates
What We’ll Do

Atlas Obscura is here to find the greatest, most knowledgeable adventure nerds among you. Join us at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library as we celebrate the release of Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton with a night of trivia and stories about the most unusual, curious, bizarre, and mysterious places on earth.

With over 100 new entries with dozens of new photographs in this edition, we invite guests to come and test their knowledge of the wondrous and far-flung corners of the earth, hear amazing the stories of unusual locations, and win prizes in this interactive trivia event with the authors of the bestselling book Atlas Obscura. From the location of the world’s largest glow worm colony to the number of human corpses decorating the... well, we've said too much already! Come answer questions with Atlas Obscura about geography, history, the world’s hidden wonders, and win the glory and the prizes you so rightly deserve.

Where We’ll Be

Designed by Julian Abele, a prominent African American architect from Philadelphia who worked in Horace Trumbauer’s firm, the Parkway Central Library first opened its doors on June 2, 1927. As an anchor cultural and educational institution on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, it welcomes over 1 million visitors each year from the city, its countryside, and around the world.

About Your Host
Joshua Foer
Joshua Foer

Hi. I'm Joshua.

I am a science journalist, book author, and co-founder of Atlas Obscura, the definitive guide to the world’s hidden wonders. With Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton, I am the co-author of the bestselling Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders. I’m also the co-author of Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything.

What Else You Should Know

Purchase tickets via the Free Library of Pennsylvania.

Group Size

There are 400 spots available on this experience.

Who Can Come

Guests of all ages are welcome to attend.

Dates and Availability
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